PLYMOUTH â€“ Terryville Public Library has several upcoming childrenâ€™s programs for Christmas and New Yearâ€™s.
Jessica Archambault, children's librarian said there are a variety of upcoming activities at the library at 238 Main St.
â€śWe are open and there are lots of things going on inside the library,â€ť she said. â€śWe have programming all month long, in-person and virtual.â€ť
This Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. at 11:30 a.m., Santa Claus will be reading a Christmas story to children and there will be opportunities to take a picture with him. Participants will also receive a small present and a goodie bag. Registration is required for this program.
Through Dec. 15, the library will have a mailbox set up marked â€śNorth Poleâ€ť, where children can drop off letters for Santa.
â€śSanta will respond and they will also get a small gift,â€ť said Archambault.
The library will provide letter templates and people can also email firstname.lastname@example.org to have a template emailed to them.
The library will also be offering programs over winter break.
A â€śTiny Book Workshopâ€ť will be offered Dec. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Participants will be able to make at least two miniature books to take home with blank pages inside. This program is intended for children ages 8 to 12. Registration is required.
The library will also offer a â€śTake and Make: Gingerbread Personâ€ť kit Dec. 28 through Dec. 30. Families will be able to pick up a kit with almost everything they need to make a Gingerbread person craft while supplies last.
On Dec. 30, the library will offer a â€śsnowball slimeâ€ť craft at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. This program is intended for children ages 5 and up. Registration is required.
The monthâ€™s activities will wrap up with a â€śNoon-Yearâ€™s Eveâ€ť celebration with Turtle Dance Music on Dec. 31 at 10:30 a.m. The virtual program will feature â€śWinter-Wonderland Music, Bubble and Comedy Show.â€ť
The show will include â€świnter songsâ€ť, New Yearâ€™s songs, movement activities, giant bubbles, childrenâ€™s stories and interactive music technology. At the end of the show, participants will be encouraged to join in a sing-a-long to ring in the new year.
The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the Autism Spectrum. Each song in the 30-minute virtual show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time.
Registration is required to participate in this program. Those who register will be sent a link to join the livestream on Zoom.
To register for any of these programs, call the library at 860-582-3121 or visit terryvillepl.info/events.
Brian M. Johnson can be reached at 860-973-1806 or email@example.com.